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1885--Charles Howard Mills--1943
Caravan Director
1928 Lincoln Highway Safety Tour

Born
December 31
1885--Charles Howard Mills--1943
Caravan Director
1928 Lincoln Highway Safety Tour
Passed
October 2



Charles Howard Mills

Caravan Director
New Rochelle, NY
Age 42

# YEAR POSITION EMPLOYER CITY STATE AGE DATE SOURCE VIEW
1 1885 Born Benjamin & Mary Mills Rutland VT 0 Dec 31 Ship Log Click
2 1885 Father Traveled Evangelist All Over USA 1 ?? Oakland Trib Click
3 1897 Family Moves to Boston Father Preaches Boston MA ?? ?? Oakland Trib Click
4 1899 Family Moves to Oakland ?? Oakland CA ?? ?? Oakland Trib Click
5 1899 Father Preaches Unitatian  Church Oakland CA ?? ?? Oakland Trib Click
6 1903 Father Retires From Church Unitarian Church Oakland CA 17 Oct 15 Oakland Trib Click
7 19?? Truant Officer Alameda Schools Alameda CA ?? ?? Fellowship Click
8 1906 Superentendant Alameda Boys' Club Alameda CA ?? May Boys' Club Click
9 19?? Director-Columbia Park Boys' Club San Francisco CA ?? ?? Fellowship Click
10 1906 Sunday School Superintendent The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 20 Sept Fellowship Click
11 1907 Takes Classes Healdsburg College Los Angeles CA 21 ?? UC-Transcript Click
12 1907 Gives Character Impersonations Christian Endeavor Los Angeles CA 21 April 5 LA Times Click
13 1907 Elected Asstistant Minister The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 21 July 7 Fellowship Click
14 1907 Inaugural Address-Ast Minister The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 21 Sept 1 Fellowship Click
15 1907 Elected Pres.-Onward Club The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 21 Oct 20 Fellowship Click
16 1908 Gives "Our Boys" Address The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 22 April 26 Fellowship Click
17 1908 Retires From Active Ministry The Fellowship Los Angeles CA 22 Aug 1 Fellowship Click
18 1908 Director. Recreation Center Playground Commission Los Angeles CA 22 Aug Fellowship Click
19 1908 Gets Married-Father Officiates Miss Bertha Knight Los Angeles CA 22 Nov 2 Oakland Trib Click
20 1909 Enters Playground Team  Track and Field Meet Los Angeles CA 23 Sept 9 LA Times Click
21 1909 Moves to Chicago ?? Chicago IL 23 ?? ?? Click
22 1909 Superindentant Ogden Park Chicago IL 23 ?? ?? Click
23 1909 AQ-Intro to Philosophy-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 23 Nov 5 UC-Transcript Click
24 1909 AQ-The Family-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 23 Nov 5 UC-Transcript Click
25 1910 WQ-Intro to Ethics -Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
26 1910 WQ-Urban Comm.-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
27 1910 WQ-Public Opinion-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
28 1910 Charles H. & Bertha Mills Cook County Chicago IL 24 May 10 1910 Census Click29
29 1910 SQ-Contemp. Charities-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
30 1910 SQ-Socal Treat Crime-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
31 1910 Scoutmaster-Organizes First Uniformed Troop Chicago IL ?? ?? WA Obit Click
32 1910 Spends Week With Scouts Riverside Park Chicago IL 24 Aug  26 Englewood Tms Click
33 1910 AQ-English Composition-Audit University of Chicago Chicago IL 24 ?? UC-Transcript Click
34 1911 Wife Files for Divorce A Study in Sociology Los Angeles CA 25 Jan 6 Modesto News Click
35 1911 Gives Talk on Boy Scouts Juvenile Protective Leag Chicago IL 25 Jan 11 Chicago Trib Click
36 1911 Director Hull House Boys' Club Chicago IL 25 ?? Muskegon Tms Click
-1912Lecture-Boys' Work In ChicagoBoys' Club ConventionClevelandOH26Jun 11Boys' ClubClick
37 1912 Moves to Grand Rapids 322 Washington Street Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
38 1912 Supervisor of Playgrounds City of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
-1912Illustrated Lecture- Muni RecreationRochester SchoolGrand RapidsMI26Nov 281912-GRL-ARClick
39 1913 Moves 218 Lafayette Ave Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
40 1914 Supervior Municipal Recreation City of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
41 1914 Moves 300 Washington Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
42 1914 Produces Lecture Brochure Subject-Recreation Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? Lecture Flyer Click
-1914Speech on ScoutingPlayground ConventionRichmond VaMay 71914-BSA-ARClick
43 1916 Supervior Municipal Recreation City of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
44 1916 Father Passes While Visiting Blodgett Hosp-Stroke Grand Rapids MI 30 May 1  Oakland Trib Click
-1917Article-Playing The Game of LifeWork With Boys??????Boys' ClubClick
45 1917 Moves 565 Morris Ave Grand Rapids MI ?? ?? City Directory Click
46 ?? Gets Married Mattie A. ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? Click
47 1918 Moves to Kansas City 3519 Chestnut Ave Kansas City MO 32 ?? City Directory Click
48 1918 Directs Folk Dance-1000 Kids Natl Conf Social Work Kansas City MO 32 May 18 Flyer Click
-1918Leads Song-Win The War RallyNat'l Safety CouncilKansas CityMO32June 26NSCClick
49 1919 Director of Recreation Board of Education Kansas City MO ?? ?? City Directory Click
50 1919 Moves to Kansas City 2735 E N 36th Kansas City MO ?? ?? City Directory Click
-1919Leads Songs For Liberty ShaftBalimore HotelKansas CityMO33Oct 27KCSClick
51 1920 Superentendant of Recreation City of Kansas City Kansas City MO 34 ?? 1920 Census Click
52 1920 Charles H. Mills 2735 E N 36th Kansas City MO 34 ?? City Directory Click
53 1920 Charles H. & Matie A. Mills 2735 E N 36th Street Kansas City MO 34 Jan 12 1920 Census Click
-1920Manager-Education DepartmentPathe FilmsNew YorkNY34MarchPlaygroundClick
54 1921 Moves to New Rochelle 41 Ellenton Ave New Rochelle NY 35 ?? City Directory Click
55 1921 National  Staff Boy Scouts of America New York NY 35 ?? Scout Executive Click
56 1922 National Staff Boy Scouts of America New York NY 36 ?? Scout Executive Click
57 1923 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 37 ?? City Directory Click
-1923Article-13 Years of ScoutingThe RotarionChicagoIL37MarchRotarionClick
-1923Resigns As Publicity DirectorBoy Scouts of AmericaNew YorkNY37May 11924-BSA-ARClick
58 1924 Dramatic Reading  Dickens Chrismas Carol-WEAF New York NY 38 Dec 24 NY Times Click
59 1924 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 38 ?? ?? Click
60 1925 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 39 ?? City Directory Click
61 1926 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 40 ?? City Directory Click
62 1927 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 41 ?? ?? Click
63 1928 Activities Director Boy Scouts of America New York NY 42 ?? City Directory Click
64 1928 Caravan Director Lincoln Highway Tour New York NY 42 July-Aug BSA Click
65 1928 Executive Director Burroughs Newsboys Boston MA 42 ?? WA-Obit Click
66 1929 Moved to St Louis 146 S. Gore Ave Webster Grove MO 43 May WA-Obit Click
67 1929 Asst Scout Executive BSA-St Louis Webster Grove MO 43 May Scout Executive Click
68 1930 Living in Webster Grove 146 S. Gore Ave Webster Grove MO 44 ?? City Directory Click
69 19?? Moved 311 West Big Bend Rd. Webster Grove MO ?? ?? WA-Obit Click
70 1933 Activities Director 1933 World Jamobree Godollo HG 47 ?? Jamboree Book Click
71 1937 Display Director 1937 World Jamboree Vogelenzang HOL 51 July-Aug James West Click
72 1937 Leaves Liverpool SS Montrose Liverpool UK 51 Aug 27 Ship Log Click
73 1937 Arrives Quebec, Canada SS Montrose Quebec CA 51 Sept 4 Ship Log Click
74 1942 Retired-Asst Scout Executive BSA-St Louis Webster Grove MO 56 May 1 Scout Executive Click
75 1943 Died-Heart Ailment Scout Pall Bearers Webster Grove MO 57 Oct  2 WA-Obit Click
76 1943 Buried Oak Hill Cemetery Kirkwood MO 57 Oct 5 Oak Hill Click
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Press Coverage Life and Times Press Coverage
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 3, 1943 St Louis Globe-Democrat Charles H. Mills-Obit 3F 5 1" No Click
2 Oct 3, 1943 St Louis-Post Dispatch Charles H. Mills-Obit 2C 3 1" No Click
3 Oct 7, 1943 Webster Advertiser Charles H. Mills Dies At Webster Home October 2 ?? ?? 6" No Click
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